Vice President Mike Pence will bring his enthusiasm for advancing American freedom to Stanford University on Thursday, February 17, at the invitation of the Stanford College Republicans and in collaboration with the Young America’s Foundation’s Ken & Janice Shengold Advancing Freedom Lecture Series.

This campus lecture is the third stop on the Vice President’s 2021-2022 campus tour.

The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Dinkelspiel Auditorium. This event will be free and ticketed.

“As freedom comes under attack in our schools, it’s imperative that the next generation ensures the advancement of pro-America ideas, and I’m excited to partner with the Stanford College Republicans and Young America’s Foundation to take the case for freedom, free markets, and traditional values to the rising generation and to ensure the torch of freedom shines bright for generations to come,” said Vice President Pence.

“We are thrilled to have Vice President Pence speak at Stanford and many other schools this year,” said YAF President Governor Scott Walker. “As classrooms run rampant with far-left ideas and professors, it’s more important than ever that students hear a pro-freedom, pro-America message to counter the indoctrination they face on a daily basis.”

Stanford College Republicans have worked in collaboration with the Young America’s Foundation in past years to bring Ben Shapiro, Andrew Klavan, Dinesh D’Souza, and others to the Stanford campus. A Q&A session will follow the Vice President’s remarks.

“For far too long have ‘woke’ left radicals been allowed to monopolize campus discourse,” said Stephen Sills, Financial Officer of the Stanford College Republicans. “The very ‘woke’ left-wing ideology currently spreading across the country first achieved ascendency at university campuses such as Stanford, so it is fitting to have the Vice President come and tackle divisive ‘woke’ ideology right where it started. It will be a breath of fresh air to have Vice President Mike Pence make the case for unflinching conservative principles to the next generation.” 

In 2021, the 48th Vice President spoke to thousands of students at the University of Iowa and Texas A&M University, garnering national and international media attention.

Pence joined YAF as the Ronald Reagan Presidential Scholar in February 2021.

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